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The Week In Sci-Fi

From The Adjustment Bureau through to The Vampire Diaries via True Blood and Superman , there's a bulging bag of sci-fi goodness to be enjoyed this week


Bats puts his pants on outside his costume to battle the Riddler in a Batman two-parter from 3pm on ITV4 this afternoon.

Psychedelic horror Shrooms will twist your melon (man) on Fiver at 9pm.

Bedlam continues over on Sky Living at 10pm – keep your eyes peeled for an exclusive interview with one of the show’s creators on SFX tomorrow…

If your Sunday night was bereft of Annie, Mitchell and George, you can rectify that tonight as Being Human is repeated on BBC Three at 10:30pm.

Finally, if Mila Jovovich kicking ass and taking names late on a Monday night is your sort of thing (and why wouldn’t it be, frankly) Ultraviolet is on Channel Five at 10pm.


No Ordinary Family continues on Watch at 8pm tonight.

Underwhelming second movie outing for Mulder and Scully The X-Files: I Want To Believe is on Film 4 at 9pm.

Impossibly good looking blood suckers vamp it up in The Vampire Diaries on ITV2 at 9pm.

Readers! You can find The Wise Man’s Fear , Patrick Rothfuss’s sequel to his five-star reviewed The Name Of The Wind , in your local book emporium today.


Potter-esque fantasy The Seeker: The Dark Is Rising is on Film4 tonight at 7:10pm.

Early eighties classic fright-fest Poltergeist throws the crockery around on BBC One at 11:25pm.


Time-hopping drama Marchlands continues on ITV1 tonight at 9pm.

Nobody expects the Spanish Inquisition – except for Jesse Bullingdon, who based his new novel The Enterprise Of Death on it, which alongside Kate Griffin’s third Matthew Swift title The Neon Court and Raymond E. Feist’s A Kingdom Besieged lands in bookshops today.


It’s triple film Friday as Moby Dick re-telling Age Of The Dragons , sci-fi romance The Adjustment Bureau and Shakespearean sorcery epic The Tempest are all given the big screen treatment.

Meanwhile Sookie continues to tempt the toothy in True Blood on FX at 10pm.


Kneel before Zod as Superman II dominates Channel Five from 4.25pm.

It’s not the greatest of Marvel big-screen outings, but if you’re after a late night film fix Elektra is on E4 at 11:40pm.


Superb Spielberg dino-drama Jurassic Park crashes on to ITV2 at 5:35pm.

Alternatively, you could go for the Supes doubles as Richard Prior joins Christopher Reeve in Superman III on Channel Five at 5:35pm.

Being Human continues being brilliant on BBC3 at 9pm.

Meanwhile over on BBC One at 10:25pm Outcasts approaches the end of its first series.